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Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Iowa 2nd Brig.;

1st Div.; 15th Corps.

 

25th Infantry / 31st Infantry

 
Iowa 2nd Brig.; 25th Infantry Marker (top) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. Iowa 2nd Brig.; 25th Infantry Marker (top)
Inscription.
25th Infantry

Col. George A. Stone

Casualties:

In the assault, May 22, 1863,
killed 5, wounded 27, missing 5, total 37;
and during the siege, not reported.
Aggregate reported casualties
in regiment during the campaign and siege:
killed 5, wounded 27, missing 5, total 37.


31st Infantry

Col. William Smyth;
Maj. Theodore Stimming.

Casualties:

In skirmish on Fourteen Mile Creek,
May 12, 1863, wounded 1; in the assault,
May 22, killed 3, wounded 19, total 22;
and during the siege, not reported.
Aggregate reported casualties
in regiment during the campaign and siege:
killed 3, wounded 20, total 23.

 
Erected by the State of Iowa.
 
Location. 32° 22.403′ N, 90° 52.191′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Given Hill Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located within the Iowa section of Vicksburg National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: Given Hill Road, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Iowa 2nd Brig.;31st Infantry Marker (bottom) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. Iowa 2nd Brig.;31st Infantry Marker (bottom)
distance of this marker. Iowa 31st Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Fort Nogales (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Nogales 1791 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Final Resting Place, With Dignity (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.S. Company A, (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment) (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Union Fleet (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.S. Company C, (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Iowa 2nd Brig.;. This unit was attached to Colonel Charles R. Woods' 2nd Brigade of Major General Frederick Steele & Brigadier General John M. Thayer's 1st Division, of Major General's William T. Sherman & Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Colonel George A. Stone.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Iowa 2nd Brig.; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. Iowa 2nd Brig.; Marker
Iowa 2nd Brig.; Marker in the Iowa section of the Vicksburg National Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
4. Iowa 2nd Brig.; Marker in the Iowa section of the Vicksburg National Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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